Japanese Vintage Kimono Mask Katazome (Aka)Regular price$14.00 Sale price$28.00
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Measure your face height from the bridge of the nose to the bottom of the chin. Measurements are in inches.
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Soft, breathable non-medical mask
One mask. The pattern may vary and may not reflect what's pictured.
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DOING OUR PART: We are donating proceeds from all mask sales to the non-profit, Fashion Girls For Humanity, for their Gowns for Good Made in America initiative. They are currently raising funds to produce PPE gowns through small garment and fashion industry factories in the US. The gowns produced are then in turn being donated to Frontline workers in need of PPE.
Made in sunny California, by a women-owned, ethical, certified essential business factory.
This is not an FDA approved product. This product makes no claims of antimicrobial protection, antiviral protection, particulate filtration, or infection prevention or reduction. This product is not intended for use in a medical setting. We recommend using these in conjunction with a surgical mask or a generic filter insert for increased protection. The CDC currently recommends the use of face coverings to help stop the community spread of Covid-19 in addition to the practices of social distancing, washing your hands and refraining from touching your face.
Fabric + Care
2 layers of fabric with filter pocket: outer layer and lining layer. Optional: see our Filter.
Lining material varies (silk, cotton, etc).
Washable and reusable. Machine wash cold / Do not tumble dry. Many of the vintage fabrics use indigo and vegetable dye - please wash separately from whites.
Fabric Made in Japan.
Fit + Size
Dimensions: 8” width x 5.5” height with adjustable elastic loops
Secure mask in place with elastic loops
(Ear loop) Adjustable, soft knit ear loops for all-day comfort with silicone toggles
Nose wire included
Detachable, adjustable elastic headband to hold two ear loops for convenience and ease.
Katazome is a Japanese method of dyeing fabrics using a resist paste applied through a stencil. With this type of resist dyeing a rice flour mixture is applied using a brush or a palette knife. Pigment is added by hand-painting, immersion, or both. Where the paste mixture covers and permeates the cloth, dye applied later will not penetrate.
Some of our Katazome masks are printed on Chirimen, a silk or cotton fabric that has a unique feature of soft wrinkles.